Bhubaneswar: Odisha health department Thursday said that 1,150 persons who earlier tested positive for COVID-19 have recovered and are being discharged.
Out of the 1,150 persons, 290 are from Ganjam, 197 from Khurdha, 121 from Rayagada, 76 from Sundargarh, 47 from Jajpur, 45 from Koraput, 44 from Cuttack, 40 from Puri, 35 from Nayagarh, 33 from Keonjhar, 25 from Balasore, 25 from Kalahandi, 24 from Mayurbhanj, 23 from Sambalpur, 22 from Bolangir, 15 from Bhadrak, 14 from Kandhamal, 11 from Jagatsinghpur, 11 from Kendrapara, 10 from Malkangiri, eight from Nuapada, seven from Bargarh, six from Dhenkanal, five each from Angul and Sonepur, four each from Gajapati and Jharsuguda, two from Boudh and one from Nabarangpur.
With this, total recoveries in the state now stand at 26,887.
Meanwhile, Odisha’s COVID-19 tally touched 40,717 with the biggest single-day spike of 1,699 cases, even as 10 more fatalities pushed the death toll to 235. As many as 1,073 people were detected positive from quarantine centres.
The state Wednesday tested 15,086 samples, taking the total number of such clinical examinations conducted to 6,00,591.